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Shippers need to play a greater role in country’s parking crisis, OOIDA and ATA reps say

“The city and state tell us how many handicap spaces we have to have. Every shipper or receiver facility that accepts and receives trucks needs to bear some kind of responsibility. How do we get there? We’re raising the issue now.”

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Brita Nowak

Brita Nowak, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

Nowak is multilingual and has an economics degree that she says helps her operate her business profitably.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Keeli Rene Kennedy

Keeli Rene Kennedy, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

Kennedy drives team with her husband through the Alaskan Highway operating in brutal winter conditions.

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Way-back machine: Never-before-seen footage at Overdrive’s late-’70s New Jersey diesel drag races

U.K.-based Andy Harris' late 1970s short film on U.S. trucking, via Overdrive's Englishtown, N.J., truck drag racing event, provides a clear window back in time, including a glimpse of Overdrive's founder. Watch the film here -- recognize anyone?

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Kristen Kudlic

Kristen Kudlic, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

A serious motocross accident in 2009 left Kudlic with a broken back and paralysis from the waist down.

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N.C. driver plans to become owner-operator after winning lottery

North Carolina truck driver David Harris won $10 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket and plans to buy his own truck to become an owner-operator.

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Trucker Paul Marhoefer: Live from Muscle Shoals Music studio

Video, pictures and more from trucker/singer-songwriter Paul Marhoefer's "Old Black Epiphone" sessions at the Muscle Shoals Music studio.

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Lost time, money focal point for drivers during second FMCSA sleep apnea listening session

Costs, both time and money, were big topics of conversation during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Federal Railroad administrations’ “fact-finding” listening session on sleep apnea/operator safety Tuesday, May 17.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Liberty Fry

Liberty Fry, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

With dry van or tanker holding explosives in tow, Fry and her husband, Steve, take their Kenworth everywhere from New Hampshire to Mexico.

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Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist Amanda Christina

Amanda Christina, Overdrive's Most Beautiful 2016 top 10, OMB

This tough trucker has overcome cancer and a debilitating back injury.

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